Friday, March 24, 2017

Altoids Tin Emergency Kit

The Altoids survival kit. It's a popular item among preppers, buschrafters, survivalists, etc and for good reason. It's a compact, handy way of carrying some...

Maintenance & Repair Kit

I tend to receive a lot of questions from subscribers about the various items and kits I carry in my bug out bag. In order...

How to Set Up a Plow Point Shelter

One of the things I find gives beginning outdoorsmen the most trouble is the setting up of a tarp. Understandably, as there are countless...

How to Hank Paracord

Paracord is an essential item for every bug out bag, hiking pack as you can use it for constructing shelters, lashings, first aid, bow...

How to Start a Fire with WD-40 and Paper Towel

Looking for an easier way to light wet tinder but don't have your regular supplies?  In this video I will demonstrate how applying WD-40...

Gränsfors Bruk Small Forest Axe Review

Well, its no secret!  The Gransfors Bruk Small Forest Axe is my axe of choice, and one of my most prized tools.  The rough hammered...

Maintaining an Axe in the field

Want to extend the life of your axe?  Watch this!

How to Tie Paracord Daisy Chain Style

If you're like me you probably have a bunch of small pieces of paracord lying around in your bag.  I cut off lengths all...

How to Start a Fire with Vaseline and Cotton Balls

Have you ever found yourself trying to light wet or questionable tinder, only to get frustrated and out of breath?  Well, in this video...

100 Ways to Prep: Watch, Read and Tweet Your Way To Self Reliance

It's a common theme amongst my readers that I hear the words "gear is great, but it is nothing without knowledge". I wanted to...